Philip Morris International (PM) : Barrow Hanley Mewhinney Strauss reduced its stake in Philip Morris International by 6.91% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 20,914,105 shares of Philip Morris International which is valued at $2,110,024,053 after selling 1,553,511 shares in Philip Morris International , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on May 10, 2016.Philip Morris International makes up approximately 3.20% of Barrow Hanley Mewhinney Strauss’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , First Trust Advisors Lp boosted its stake in PM in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 403,903 additional shares and now holds a total of 1,002,213 shares of Philip Morris International which is valued at $101,113,270. Philip Morris International makes up approx 0.33% of First Trust Advisors Lp’s portfolio.Biondo Investment Advisors boosted its stake in PM in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 650 additional shares and now holds a total of 41,144 shares of Philip Morris International which is valued at $4,151,018. Philip Morris International makes up approx 1.58% of Biondo Investment Advisors’s portfolio.Financial Advisory Service reduced its stake in PM by selling 347 shares or 5.06% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 6,517 shares of PM which is valued at $653,785. Philip Morris International makes up approx 0.33% of Financial Advisory Service’s portfolio. American Economic Planning Group Inc Adv added PM to its portfolio by purchasing 2,198 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $220,503. Philip Morris International makes up approx 0.09% of American Economic Planning Group Inc Adv’s portfolio.
Philip Morris International opened for trading at $100.84 and hit $101.94 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $101.71, with a gain of 0.81% or 0.82 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 30,01,057 shares. Company has a market cap of $157,779 M.
On the company’s financial health, Philip Morris International reported $0.98 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.13 based on the information available during the earnings call on Apr 19, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.11. The company had revenue of $6083.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $6280.03 million. The company’s revenue was down -8.1 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.16 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Philip Morris International. Philip Morris International was Upgraded by Societe Generale to ” Hold” on Apr 21, 2016. Philip Morris International was Upgraded by BofA/Merrill to ” Buy” on Mar 24, 2016. Philip Morris International was Upgraded by Exane BNP Paribas to ” Outperform” on Mar 8, 2016.
Philip Morris International Inc. is a holding company engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes other tobacco products and other nicotine-containing products in markets outside of the United States. The Company’s products are sold in more than 180 markets which include a range of international and local premium mid-price and low-price brands. Its premium price brands include Marlboro Merit Parliament and Virginia Slims; mid-price brands are L&M and Chesterfield and international brands include Bond Street Lark Muratti Next Philip Morris and Red & White. Its local cigarette brands consist of Sampoerna Dji Sam Soe and U Mild in Indonesia; Fortune Champion and Hope in the Philippines; Diana in Italy; Optima and Apollo-Soyuz in Russia; Morven Gold in Pakistan; Boston in Colombia; Belmont Canadian Classics and Number 7 in Canada; Best and Classic in Serbia; f6 in Germany; Delicados in Mexico; Assos in Greece and Petra in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.